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Night Shift by Stephen King

A book by Stephen King

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A Quick Tip by carolh

  • May 19, 2010
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King is usually at his best with short stories.
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Quick Tip by . July 30, 2010
Some of King's better short stories in this one! Includes "Jerusalem's Lot," the original short that became "Salem's Lot." (I don't have a copy with me, so I hope I remembered that correctly!)
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
not as good as others
review by . December 23, 2009
Quite possibly one of the best collections of short stories.
Night Shift is a collection of short stories written by Stephen King.  This was one of my first books and I read it until the covers came off (I'm serious).  His Lovecraftian influences are very heavy in this omnibus of terror.  Several of these stories have been adapted either for television, the silver screen or student dollar baby productions.  Future filmmaker Frank Darabont directed an adaptation of "The Woman in the Room (the first of several King adaptations).  …
review by . March 06, 2001
I figured that I would try the Short Story route with Mr. King the second time around. Although there are some very good stories, there are a few clunkers which just did not maintain my interest. Jerusalem's Lot just never seemed to grab my attention and merely seemed to be a blah blah blah in my memory blanks. Night Surf does not say anything of consequence and Trucks is incredibly insane where nothing connects. It just seems as if the Trucks go crazy destroying everything yet how does one man …
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A horrible delight...don't read late at night or without locking all your doors. --Cedar Rapids Gazette

Eerie...ought to chill the cockles of many a heart. --Chicago Tribune

Spooks galore. --Publishers Weekly

Unbearable suspense --Dallas Times-Herald
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ISBN-10: 0451170113
ISBN-13: 978-0451170118
Author: Stephen King
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Signet
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